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Adam Kilpatrick (oysters) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Australia
About Me Into Bushwalking in remote areas in Australia. Have completed alot of walks in Southern Australia, especially in the Flinders Ranges, but also some decent trips in Victoria, Tasmania, and Central Australia.

I also spend a lot of time in the field for work (arid areas) and am an avid Scouter!

Oh yeah, and I'm into cycling and photography too.
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Duplex, tent platforms
I don't have a duplex, but from my understanding of it, I would really reconsider taking it because of the platforms. They really can be a pain to pitch a tent on...heck they can be a pain with...

In Gear Lists » 9 day Overland Track Gear List
October 25, 7:54am

I am yet to try one of these new vest style "fastpacks" (hard to in Australia in a store) beyond what is essentially a hydration vest geared for ultramarathons (that have on course suppor...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 24, 6:46pm

The new Type 6.6 cordura sil/pu nylon that gossamer gear are using sounds interesting. Its part of their new Murmur. 0.97 oz/sqyd "Main body of tough-but-light 20d Type 6.6 Cordura Nylo...

In GEAR » Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Nano Poncho (note, new 15D fabric)
October 18, 9:49pm

My avatar
The pack in my avatar pic is worth over $100k. Now I know we are all pretty keen to blow money on our packs and contents, but that's just taking it to a whole 'nother stupid level :-)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dumbest thing you ever carried
October 17, 3:46am

Re: Went with the Gorilla
If you run out of volume, it will likely be in winter due to loft clothing etc. That stuff isn't dense. A solid enough dryback can be strapped to the outside of the pack without undue effect on...

In GEAR » GG Gorilla vs. Mariposa recommendations code?
October 13, 11:11pm

Re: "Danger, Will Robinson!"
Wedding rings. Definitely dangerous things, Nick. When I cycled to Sweden, I lost a bit of weight. I was engaged at the time, but a few months before the trip I reproposed to my fiance with a se...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dumbest thing you ever carried
October 13, 4:51am

Re: Blue Cuben Pack - Job Well Done Sir!
I agree, definitely impressive looking packs.

In Gear Swap » FS MYOG Packs 40-50-65 lt
October 12, 10:44pm

Thruhiker Minima Vest
MYOG, but you then have a lot of choices with material selection, exact fit, etc. Should be a relatively easy MYOG project as far as insulation pieces go, especially these days with APEX being easy...

In GEAR » options for a light syn vest?
October 08, 10:59pm

+1 Like
Good so far. Just an editing thing, and it might be just me, but could you put the hyperlink in the first part of each snippet, eg hyperlink the bold start of the paragraph? Makes it much easier...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking Light's News Digest: No. 1
October 08, 8:45pm

Re: Uniqlo Down Compact Vest
I have a uniqlo ultralight vest, bought late last year while in Japan for about $30. Sensationally good, especially for the price. I hazard the fabric is 1.1oz nylon or only a shade heavier, the do...

In GEAR » Uniqlo Down Compact Vest
October 06, 2:40am

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